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Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
The Unprincipled
Price: Free! Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
A personal record of setting up, growing and selling a marketing agency: part memoir, part business handbook, part comic novel. Set in Oxford, it documents the fun and games, and pain and heartache we telescoped into 12 short years. The title is taken from the scurrilous in-house ‘newsletter’ our creative department compiled a couple of times a year, to debunk some (alright all) of our employees.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
The Only Woman in the Room: The Making of a Stockbroker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
Jean Hough Davey’s candid memoir of becoming one of the first women in North America to be licensed as a stockbroker. Jean was a pioneer who rose to the highest levels of her profession, becoming Vice President and Director of ScotiaMcLeod.
The Hedge - Todd Johnson and the Story of Pomifera® Oil
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business
THE HEDGE is Todd Johnson’s story, taken from interviews with Dr. Johnson on how a well-orchestrated journey of research, discovery and learning to navigate the complex universe of “entrepreneurial chemistry” helped him uncover one of Nature’s modern miracles—Pomifera® Oil, and all the wonders that follow.
Cabizuca
Price: Free! Words: 64,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A obra descreve a trajetória de vida de Júlio Fernando Cabizuca, com episódios que vão desde sua infância, quando andava de velocípede no Beco do Bonésio, em Três Corações (MG), até o marco de seus oitenta anos, celebrados em 2018.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
The Quick Rise from Obscurity Salesman's Journal - Road from Temp to Top-Producer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“I have typed my hand-written journals concerning myself, for my own more ready reference, and for the information of my family.” Get in the head of a top producing agent by reading my personal journal. Learn how I react to the competition by honing my skills with organization, planning, and political psychology.
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft
Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Biographie de Bill Gates Première biographie réalisée sur Bill Gates, ce livre a été adapté et publié dans de nombreux pays du monde : USA, Chine, Japon, Inde, Corée du Sud, Israel, Hongrie…
From Bad to Worse to Best in Class: A Refugee's Success Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Forced to leave war-torn Vietnam, Hao Lam found the determination to succeed against all odds.
Les 4 vies de Steve Jobs
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Un livre best-seller Biographie de Steve Jobs publiée par Leduc Editions en avril 2011, Les 4 vies de Steve Jobs s'est classé n°1 des ventes fin août 2011 en France durant plusieurs jourd.
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
Zonas de quema
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Un desastre natural asoló el negocio de Jorge Newbery, dejándole una deuda de $26 millones. Contra todo pronóstico, se recuperó y se propuso ayudar a los demás a hacer lo mismo. Zonas de quema ("Burn Zones") es la inspiradora historia de un hombre que tuvo que superar sus límites y salió de ello fortalecido.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
The Old Firm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Fiction » Business
The Old Firm is the story of how the genial, generous and gregarious George Charlesworth, master painter, manages to find enough work to feed his family and keep his men employed during the Great Depression of the 1930's. This is closely based on the Author's own father and his company. One difference is that Gregory Challlis had 10 children.
KICK-ASS From Basement to Billions - The Story of JUST-EAT and My Life as an Entrepreneur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
In 2000 Jesper Buch sat in Oslo and wanted a pizza. This gave rise to the startup idea that later would become just-eat.dk. Ten years later, Just-Eat generated billions. Jesper tells the story about his wild youth, entrepreneur spirit, hard work and the rise of Just-Eat and gives his best pieces of advice to other entrepreneurs.
THE KING OF GOOD TIMES
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Dr. Vijay Mallya is a successful businessman who transformed his father's hundred-million dollar company into a multi-billion dollar global empire. Read this book to find out how he did it.
What Made Me Who I Am
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
What Made Me Who I Am captures the leadership transformations of 34 speakers--from Doris Kearns Goodwin to Colin Powell, Tony Blair to Dave Barry. This assembly of people defines a generation. What were their most powerful influences? Defining moments? Swain captures answers to these questions and more in an inspiring, practical collection of true-life stories for leaders today.
Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an Engineer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In “Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places,” Grahame Campbell tells the story of a world-spanning career in engineering that took him from the first steps as an undergraduate student all the way to the decision-rooms of power—while playing jazz along the way.
Lessons Learned on the Farm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.

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